Drinking Now 2021
If you can’t get to the spa gardens of the Nahe town of Bad Kreuznach to breathe in the salt-laden air emanating from its graduation walls, the fragrance of the Tonschiefer comes quite close to the real thing. If you still think minerality can’t be smelt, the Tonschiefer may be able to convince you otherwise. The 2017 is cool, sharp and dry. Now-2020.
16 Points, Jancis Robinson MW
The blend consists of 95% Tempranillo from 40-year-old vines in Las Cuevas, El Palo and Las Monjas in Rodezno, complemented with 5% Graciano from the Montecillo estate in Fuenmayor. The Graciano gives the wine an aromatic intensity and acidity, to carry the structure and elegance of the Tempranillo. The grapes are vinified separately in four-and-a-half-year-old American oak for three years, and...more
Bottle 75cl £35.08
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